Nexus + GP Webinar Series

Wed, April 21, 2021

Dr. Lim Khong Hee

 

General Surgery, Upper Gastrointestinal & Bariatric Surgery

Nexus Surgical

 

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Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery

 

Obesity is a serious health problem. It has been shown to predispose to various diseases ... including diabetes mellitus, hypertension, heart disease, and joint disorders. Significant and sustained weight reduction with improved health outcomes can be achieved by surgery. This presentation will provide insights into this growing field.

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Date: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 1:00 pm (SGT)

 

Wed, May 5, 2021

Dr. Kenneth Ng Kwan Chung

 

Cardiologist

Novena Heart Centre

 

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The ABC of Heart Failure Management

 

Chronic heart failure is a growing problem as the population ages and episodes of decompensated ... heart failure are amongst the most common causes for hospital admissions. The management of heart failure has also progressed by leaps and bounds over the last 2 decades with many new innovative therapies. It has also been noted that the usage of such therapies which help to reduce morbidity and mortality has been low and many patients are not managed according to the guidelines. This talk will update the audience on the latest evidence-based therapies for heart failure and also give practical tips on how to incorporate these therapies into your daily management of heart failure patients.

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Date: Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 1:00 pm (SGT)

 

Wed, May 19, 2021

Dr. Lee Chee Wei

 

General Surgery & Vascular Surgery

Nexus Surgical

 

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What’s New in Varicose and Spider Vein Treatments?

 

Update on the indications and treatment options for spider veins and varicose veins. Outpatient management ... of varicose veins and conservative treatment options. Warning signs to look out for to exclude arterial disease and severe venous reflux and venous hypertension.

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Date: Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 1:00 pm (SGT)

 

Wed, June 2, 2021

Dr. Tan Yia Swam

 

General Surgery & Breast Surgery

Thomson Breast Centre & Nexus Surgical

 

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GP Updates on Breast Cancer Screening and Treatment

 

While some new guidelines have come up for breast cancer screening recently, many breast specialists ... still keep to local guidelines of MMG starting at 40, with the supplementary US if dense breasts. In some sub-groups, screening can be considered starting earlier- but which modality is “the best”? When does genetics testing come in? How urgent is the treatment for breast cancer? Must all patients have surgery first? I’ll share current local workflows, and we can discuss how best to fit this into your practice.

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Date: Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at 1:00 pm (SGT)

 

Wed, June 16, 2021

Dr. Mark Tang

 

Dermatologist

The Skin Specialists

 

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Dermatological Emergencies – What We Cannot Afford to Miss

 

The importance of early recognition of acute, life-threatening skin rashes cannot be overemphasized. The “Danger ... Signs” of drug rashes include skin pain, skin necrosis, blisters, erosions, non-blanchable erythema, purpura, petechiae, and mucosal involvement. For patients with drug hypersensitivity syndrome, careful monitoring and follow-up of associated hepatitis or renal dysfunction are crucial.

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Date: Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 1:00 pm (SGT)